Why I Chose A Stiff Nissin Air Stage 硬硬調 390 Rod Over Getting A Gamakatsu Ryokei Rod
Sometimes our paths to a new rod buy can become somewhat convoluted, and this is one of those kinds of stories. What follows is a series of E-mail exchanges that took place between Chris Stewart (better known as TenkaraBum) and me over a period of months, which I have included here to illustrate my rod selection process in this case, and to show you just what a great person Chris is, and how hard he is willing to work to fulfill the tackle needs and desires of his fixed line rod buying customers. I have taken the liberty to slightly expand on some of the posts given below to better explain some of the things that more casual readers would not be aware of or readily understand, things that Chris and I are aware of so that no explanation was needed for the conversation that transpired between us for our understanding of each other. I hope the information provided below is useful, interesting, and informative for all of you to read if you so desire.